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DUI patrols for Halloween weekend

The Stanislaus County Avoid the 12 campaign will be out with coordinated efforts to stop drunk drivers over the Halloween weekend.Roving DUI Saturation Patrols and a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint are planned this weekend as part of ongoing efforts to lower impaired driving in the region. The DUI Checkpoint will be held today in Modesto. Additional DUI Patrols will be conducted county wide on Sunday.Halloween weekend is often one of the deadliest times of the year for impaired drivers. According to the CHP's Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, 16 individuals died and 417 were injured on Halloween ...

October 29, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Delhi fight leaves senior injured

A fight between two men in Delhi landed one in jail and one in the hospital.

October 26, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Barbaric crime nets life sentence

The 27-year-old man convicted of the brutal slaying of a Livingston woman by lighting her on fire, will spend the rest of his days in prison.

October 22, 2010 | BY SABRA STAFFORD Turlock Journal | Crime


5th District Court of Appeals to visit Stanislaus County

The Fresno-based 5th District Court of Appeals will make the short drive north to Stanislaus County on Thursday to conduct a hearing in Modesto and hold a panel discussion at California State University, Stanislaus.

October 19, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Crime


Armed robbers hit check cashing store

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a second robbery of a check cashing business in a one-week period.

October 15, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man will face murder charge for fatal stabbing

A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge has ruled there is enough evidence to hold a 53-year-old man over for trial on a homicide charge for the stabbing death of Lamondre Brown, 23.In her ruling at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing, Judge Marie Silveira said there was "sufficient cause to have Arthur Maunakea bound over for trial." Maunakea is accused of stabbing Brown to death on Oct. 31, 2009, over a debt of less than $100 that Maunakea owed to Brown.During Wednesday's hearing Deputy District Attorney Randy Fischer presented several witnesses who testified to a confrontation between ...

October 15, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Road rage hearing delayed

The preliminary hearing for a Turlock man accused of beating a Hilmar man to death in an incident of road rage, has been postponed for an additional three months.

October 15, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stabbing details recounted by witnesses in murder trial

The preliminary hearing for accused murderer Arthur Maunakea got underway Tuesday and for the first time the family of Lamondrea Brown heard the grim details of his untimely death.

October 12, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


High school prank has criminal consequences

At least 10 students from Hilmar High School are facing criminal charges when a senior prank ran afoul of the law.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Teens jailed for Taco Bus theft

Two teenagers were arrested by the Turlock Police Department on charges of robbing an eatery and beating the cook.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Senior victim of home invasion

An elderly man was robbed of cash and personal items when two people forced their way into his home Thursday night.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Masked men rob store

The Turlock Police Department is seeking information on the men who committed an armed robbery at a check cashing store.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Shooting suspect caught with ATF gear

An investigation into a drive-by shooting in a Turlock neighborhood has resulted in the arrest of one man and the recovery of stolen property belonging to an Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Embezzlement conviction for former soccer coach

A Keyes woman entrusted with the funds belonging to the Turlock Youth Soccer Association was convicted of embezzling more than $24,000 from the sports group.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Three nabbed for cheating at poker room

In the days of the Old West those caught cheating at games of chance were run out of town on a rail or sometimes even shot on the spot. For three people accused of cheating at blackjack at the Turlock Poker Room, it has resulted in a litany of criminal charges.

October 08, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Authorities bust counterfeit ring operating in Central Valley

A federal grand jury has indicted 10 men on allegations they were making and selling counterfeit movies and music in the Central Valley, including in Turlock.

March 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspects in Craigslist shoe deal shooting identified

The two suspects responsible for a shooting in Turlock following a Craigslist initiated transaction of shoes have been identified and are facing a litany of criminal charges.

March 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Craigslist deal for shoes ends in gunshots

An attempt to sell a pair of tennis shoes on Craigslist ended with a shooting after the would-be buyers gave the sellers counterfeit cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

March 26, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


County crackdown on drunk drivers

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is planning a crackdown on impaired drivers with a countywide saturation patrol.

March 26, 2015 | | Crime


Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock Diaz was 14 when he was arrested for murder. Now, after his sentencing on Monday, he'll likely be in his 60s before he's even eligible for parole.

March 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Duo caught with stolen car

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force, along with Turlock Police officers, recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested two men for auto theft after spotting the vehicle being driven in Turlock on March 17.

March 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man threatens clerk with knife

Turlock Police officers arrested a 20-year-old man on allegations he threatened a store clerk with a knife in an attempted robbery.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man brandishes gun in traffic dispute

A traffic dust up Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of a 20-year-old man on weapon charges after he allegedly brandished a gun at another motorist.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fight with teen gets man arrested

A 44-year-old Turlock man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly put a knife to the throat of a teenager.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock woman killed in crash outside Hilmar

An early morning accident near Hilmar claimed the life of a Turlock woman and injured two other women, the California Highway Patrol reported.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Detectives seek clues in death of young mother

Sheriff's detectives continue to piece together clues on the trail hopefully leading to the person or persons responsible for the death of a 24-year-old mother whose burned body turned up on a rural Ceres property on Monday.

March 19, 2015 | Jeff Benziger Ceres Courier | Crime


Highway collision claims life of Turlock man; wife facing charges

A Turlock father was killed in a single vehicle collision of Highway 99 Wednesday and his wife is facing criminal charges, including vehicular manslaughter, for his death.

March 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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